Definition of arthrodia in English:

arthrodia

(also arthrodium)

noun

Anatomy
rare
  • Originally: articulation between two bones having nearly flat opposing surfaces, allowing only a limited gliding movement (now rare); (later) a joint of this type.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in John Hall (1529–1568/9), surgeon and author. From post-classical Latin arthrodia from Hellenistic Greek ἀρθρωδία (Galen) from ancient Greek ἀρθρώδης well-articulated (from ἄρθρον joint + -ώδης) + -ία.

Pronunciation

arthrodia

/ɑːˈθrəʊdɪə/